HIKING SHARA (the coloured mountain) [SK308HN12]


Tour duration: 3 days (2 nights)

Category: Hiking, Nature

Area: Macedonia

Evaluation of the Trek:

Moderate - Challenging

ViktorAntovski.left Sreden kamen2465m central Leshnica valley right Plat 2398m

Popova Sapka ski resort (1760m) at 8:30. Start our hike from there towards Ceripasina mountain and Anteni peak (2550m) following a beautiful ridge line that is situated between two big rocks (Orlova stena and Babotov kuk) where possibilities of eagle sightings exist. In one and a half hour we should reach peak Anteni - beautiful panorama opens up of the Upper Leshnica region and Polog valley. Climbing over 3 peaks, reaching the stone tower on the Titov vrv peak itself.

Novidimenzii/ViktorAntovski.to Leshnica

An easy 4-hour hike in an area of amazing pine forests and overhanging rock walls will take us to Leshnica. This area has a truly alpine character that makes it one of the most beautiful places in Macedonia – a must see for every visitor. Trek to the picturesque village Bozovce in aproximatelly 2 hours where our van will take us back to our mountain hut for another relaxing evening under the stars and BBQ dinner. Overnight in mountain hut in Popova Shapka.

Novidimenzii/karanikolicko ezero

Short drive to Veshala village (1230m) we’ll start hiking for 3 hours to reach Karanikolichko Big lake situated at 2190m. 100m above the big lake lays another smaller lake (Small Karanikolichko Lake) at 2290m with its water color completely white. Climb up to Skarpa peak (2444m) and Karanikolicki peak (2348m) in about an hour to fully enjoy the unforgettable panoramic view and have a lunch break. Hike down to the saddle Shara (2000m) and from there back to Veshala village in about two hours where our van will take us back to Skopje.

The mountain hut in Popova Sapka is part of the monastery complex St Naum in Popova Sapka, located at 1.760m height. The accommodation is basic in 1/4 rooms, there is one shared bathroom and 5 toilettes, dining room with bar, and open terrace, free WiFi and satelite TV.

Konak   outside big
Konak   restaurant big
Konak   restaurant_1 big
Konak   rooms big
mapa shara

Price per person: Call for pricing

Included in price:
Accommodation: 2 x mountain hut (shared facility)
3 x breakfast, 3 x lunch, 2 x dinner
Transport with air-conditioned mini coach
Full escort by professional guide
Reforestation certificate for one tree planted in your name in Macedonia
Organization and logistic by Macedonia Travel

Price doesn’t include:
Travel insurance (obligatory)
Drinks during the meals
Any individual costs

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